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July 22, 2016
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4 gifts you can buy for the person who has everything

It’s that time of year again, and after months of wracking your brains for the perfect gift, you’re still coming up empty. It can be tricky coming up with ideas for special presents every year, especially when your loved one already has everything they need. If you’re at a loss for mum’s birthday or Grandma says she doesn’t need anything, consider treating them to an experience at Room with Roses. High tea Why clutter mum’s house with trinkets or generic gifts when you can take her out for a special tea party instead? Indulge your loved one with a gift […]
July 15, 2016
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Nostalgia month: Throwback to the 70s and 80s

After spending the first two weeks of Nostalgia Month sending a nod to our beloved 50s and 60s, we’ll be moving into the home stretch. Join us for the final fortnight of our special menus down memory lane with dedications to the 70s and 80s. 70s week: Monday 15 – Saturday 20 August While we won’t claim it’s part of that famous ‘champagne diet’ that so many 70s stars seemed to swear by, you’ll have a share of the bubbles on offer. Jog those memories of hours spent listening to The Bee Gees and eating apricot chicken with our special […]
July 15, 2016
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Nostalgia month: Revisit the 50s and 60s

Nostalgia can be a beautiful thing. Whether you’re flipping through an old family album, poring over love letters from way back when, or listening to songs that transport you to decades long since ended, it’s nice to occasionally look back and appreciate. Over Nostalgia Month, we’re sending a throwback to simpler times and food trends that have spent recent years hidden away in memories. Each week in August will be dedicated to a different decade, filled with classics from days gone by. 50s week: Monday 1 – Saturday 6 August The 50s saw lemon meringue pies perched on window sills […]
July 8, 2016
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Room with Roses Gift Guide

You know your one friend who is impossible to buy for? You buy a cute clutch for her birthday only to find out she went and treated herself to one from Alexander McQueen? You buy her a scarf and all you’re really giving her is less wardrobe space? Why not ditch the quixotic search for a present that doesn’t exist and instead give the perfect gift of an experience courtesy of Room with Roses? A single cup of well-crafted tea is worth a thousand weak teabags in another kitsch mug so give a gift that will leave an impression by […]
July 1, 2016
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Christmas in July

In our home down under, we don’t often find the chance to catch snowflakes on our tongues or lounge beside a roaring fireplace. Instead of spending Christmas roasting chestnuts and drinking hot chocolate, you’ll usually find Australians by the pool with cocktails and cold seafood. For many of us, a white Christmas is a dream that won’t come true without travelling across the globe. Because of that, we’ve decided to share a little of that wintry Christmas magic at Room with Roses (without the extravagant plane ticket). Join us from July 18-30 for our special Christmas in July menu, where […]
June 23, 2016
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Fourth of July

Happy Birthday to you America! In between celebrating with iconic blue, white and red themed picnics, grilling burger patties, chugging beers and colouring the sky with firework displays, lets talk about the other staple of the 4th of July holiday. The United States birthday represents the founding fathers: George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and James Monroe singing the Declaration of Independence! While most American’s celebrate this patriotic day, few know that in fact only 2 founding fathers signed the Declaration on the 4th of July; most actually singed it on the 2nd of […]